Met Police bust cannabis factory in Belvedere and arrest man

A cannabis factory in Belvedere has been busted by police.

Officers stormed the address and then surrounded the immediate area and tracked a white male in 20s and made an arrest.

On Friday, February 19, officers from Belvedere and Thamesmead SNT attended an address in south east London to try and arrest a male for an unrelated matter.

Whilst at the address in Belvedere, ‘diligent’ local residents alerted officers to a white male seen running away from the venue.

Police stormed the property ‘utilising their entry powers’ and discovered 73 plants of cannabis growing in the upstairs bedrooms.

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The officers then surrounded the immediate area and tracked a white male in his 20s, who was then arrested for the cultivation of cannabis.

The male was then taken to a South London police station, and has now been charged with cannabis cultivation.

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Thamesmead East Police said had been a “very long shift,” and praised the “great work involved.”

Belvedere and Thamesmead SNT said they “wanted to send out a message to anyone taking up this type of business venture in Thamesmead or Belvedere that WE WILL NOT tolerate this type of activity.”

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